Everyday, people lose their homes to natural disasters. Fires, floods, earthquakes and tornadoes can destroy in moments what takes you a lifetime to build. Your losses are devastating, and knowing how to pick up the pieces is overwhelming. The decisions you make in the following days and weeks make all the difference to make a quick recovery with a minimum of headaches while you're also dealing with heartache. Some of the subjects touched upon are not unique to disaster preparedness, but will help you prepare.